Disney World · Lego

Building Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion in Lego Microscale

Oh, how I love the Haunted Mansion.  It is the embodiment of everything Disney parks do right.  Its theming is beyond reproach.  Simple elements like doorknobs, wallpaper, and stanchions have taken on an iconic level of notoriety.  Everywhere the eye looks it will find some hidden reference and secret treat that further pulls you in. … Continue reading Building Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion in Lego Microscale

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Tips for creating the perfect Disney vacation home movie

I have written more than a few blog posts about keeping the Disney park magic going all year long.  My wife likes to make scrapbooks of the trips, my daughter likes to take pictures (and watch YouTube videos about the parks) and my preferred method is home movies.  I should be clear these are not… Continue reading Tips for creating the perfect Disney vacation home movie

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Scratch Building Disney’s Rapunzel’s Tower miniature from Tangled in HO Scale

Leave it to Disney to take a 200-year-old German fairy tale and breathe new life into with and unshakable spirit while the protagonist wields a frying pan with a pet chameleon.  On the surface that pitch may sound a bit iffy but Tangled took the country by storm.  It did well at the box office… Continue reading Scratch Building Disney’s Rapunzel’s Tower miniature from Tangled in HO Scale